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DJs at the Polls: State Project Manager

Job Post

Job Post

Operations
United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2024

DJs at the Polls: State Project Manager

Location

Remote

Salary

$4000-5000 / Monthly

Company

DJs at the Polls

Department

Operations

Employer Type

Non-Profit

Application Link

Application Instructions

Please send a cover letter and resume. For the Arizona applicant, fluency in Spanish required.

Application Link

team@djsatthepolls.org

Job Description

**State Project Manager **(one each in Arizona, Michigan, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Georgia, Nebraska (Omaha), New Hampshire, Nevada and Pennsylvania. Candidates must live in one of these states to be considered.)

This is position runs through November 15, 2024. Part time (20-25 hours a week) through June. Full time, July-November

**Who we are: DJs at the Polls** is a national, non-partisan get out the vote initiative that turns on the music to turn out the vote. We make Election Day a celebration by hiring local DJs to bring music to polling places around the country.

**What You’ll Do**: DJs at the Polls is seeking one State Project Manager in each of the following states: Arizona, Michigan, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Georgia, Nebraska (Omaha), New Hampshire, Nevada and Pennsylvania to work with the national team to coordinate equipment distribution, track recruitment of DJs, manage local group partnerships, train and manage election-day support teams, and coordinate communication with DJs who will be playing music at polling sites throughout the state on election day, November 5th, 2024.

As a State Project Manager you will serve as the local representative for DJs at the Polls within the communities we serve. You’ll support our goal to strengthen democracy by encouraging more citizens to vote, and by framing voting as a joyful, fun experience.

Specific Duties include:

- Work with the recruitment team to hire local DJs for election-related work and performing at the polls on election day
- Coordinate with local non-profits for paid and volunteer help for the initiative.
- Manage coordination between local partners for equipment distribution to DJs
- Assess chosen polling sites for viability and accessibility (some area travel required)
- Lead communication area DJs about their polling place assignments, scheduling texts, and sending emails (much of this will be automated)
- Liaison with DJ recruiters and community partners’ in each state and management staff
- Manage and maintain a DJ database
- Run pre-election day training sessions for DJs
- Supervise outreach to local polling places prior to election day
- Other duties as assigned by DJs Leadership as the project evolves.
- Work with other State leaders and DJs at the Polls executive team to streamline efforts and implement best practices
- Communicate with volunteer manager about statewide needs for volunteer support
- Represent DJs at the Polls at networking events, fundraising meetings, etc.


**Who you are:**

- Someone with project management experience (not necessarily in the political/voting space)
- Excellent communicator and team leader
- Exceptionally well organized with attention to detail and process
- Able to prioritize, manage multiple projects simultaneously, keep projects on track, and execute deliverables
- You approach high-pressure situations with patience, courtesy, and respect
- You know when there is a need to escalate high priority issues to leadership and when to handle something on your own, excellent judgment, and proactive problem solver
- You have strong time-management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities simultaneously
- You are proficient in Google Sheets, Google Forms, Gmail Mail Merge, Google Calendar, Google Drive
- You’re able to build authentic relationships across lines of difference, such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, class, ability, gender identity or other identities.
- You have a willingness to work non-traditional hours, think independently, take initiative, be self-directed, and meet deadlines.
- Ability to drive to various sites within the state to assess appropriateness of locations and storage facilities. Some overnight travel may be required.
**Preferred but not required:**
- Experience with Monday project management software and Slack a plus

We welcome all applicants regardless of age, citizenship, gender identity or expression, national origin, pregnancy status, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other differences.